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Title:  Senior Principal Analog Engineer

Requisition ID:  51813
Department:  Automotive Analog Marketing and Advanced Engineeri

Farmington Hills, MI, US US US US US US US US US US

Job Function:  Hardware Engineering

Job Type:  Senior Principal Analog Engineer 

Travel Required:  No

Remote Work Available:  Yes


Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world-leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of the electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.


Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.


This role will be working hybrid (a blend of onsite and remote work). Our Hybrid Work Model supports our goal of driving a high performing and flexible organization while embracing flexibility of when and where we work, delivering high quality outcomes, maximizing opportunities for collaboration, and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to all employees irrespective of work location.


Background of Recruitment

As the EV shift progresses rapidly, there is an increasing need for higher functionality, higher performance, and cost reduction of electric powertrain

 systems (inverters, battery management systems, DC / DC converters, On-Board Charger, etc.) for electric vehicles.

We are seeking a person who can quickly catch the future trends of these applications, define system level requirements, define next-generation

semiconductor products roadmap and product planning from those requirements.



Renesas's Automotive Analog marketing division is seeking a systems architect to lead the innovation of key analog devices such as scalable gate driver

ICs for IGBT/SiC/MOSFET,in electrified powertrain for electric vehicles(EV).

Possessing advanced and practical knowledge of electrified powertrain system (motor/inverter control, DCDC converter, On- board charger), you will

work across Renesas technical team and with customers to develop concepts and plan new products.

Key responsibles will include;

- Investigating, analyzing and simulating advanced and innovative electrified powertrain system concepts and architectures to define system level requirements

- Define IC level requirement of the analog IC for EV such as the gate drivers for IGBT/SiC/MOSFET from the system requirement

- Develop key specifications for all function blocks of analog ICs for EV (e.g. gate drivers: insulation, driver, flyback converter, analog and digital

- Define a product / technology roadmap

- Plan new products based on the product roadmap

- Perform Proof of Concept validation demonstrating system design (collaboration with the board development team)

- Provide technical training to customers, sales and field team

- Author articles for application notes and white papers


Required Skills and Work Experience


 - Over 5 years of experience as semiconductor product marketing

 - Motor / inverter control technology

 - Electrical/Electronic circuit (Digital / Analog),  IC / Semiconductor knowledge

 - Excellent communication skills and presentation skills

 - Experience of collaboration with customers and partners

 - Team spirit and leadership in a global organization

 - Problem finding / solving ability



Renesas Electronics America is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.